The California Vehicle Code (often abbreviated as VC or CVC) is the set of statutes that regulate the operation, registration, and ownership of motor vehicles (as well as bicycles and other devices) used to move people, animals and goods along the state’s roadways.
The Vehicle Code codifies most laws regarding traffic infractions and criminal offenses involving vehicles, including:
- reckless driving, and
- driving on a suspended license.
Below, we list most of the significant infractions and driving-related crimes. Click on a link for in-depth legal analysis.